30 Breakfast Casseroles Everyone Will Want to Wake Up For

published May 8, 2023
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Shakshuka casserole

Need some easy, make-ahead breakfasts to get your family through the week with a minimum of morning complaints? This is why breakfast casseroles were invented. Preparing a fun Sunday brunch with friends? Bake one of these, prep the mimosas, and you’re ready. Hosting family for a holiday? You’ll find breakfast casseroles for Christmas, Easter, and more.

Out of all the different types of casseroles out there, the breakfast variety is perhaps the most versatile. Whether you lean savory or you wake up with a sweet tooth, we’ve got the perfect casserole for everyone. Maybe make an eggy casserole to start and serve a fruit-filled bread pudding for dessert. Why choose?

So Many Delicious Breakfast Casseroles

From the classic egg, cheese, and sausage to fruit-filled bread puddings

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The Ultimate Breakfast Casserole

Sausage, egg, and loads of melty cheese: Because nothing beats a homemade breakfast casserole fresh from the oven.

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Loaded Blueberry Cheesecake Breakfast Bake
This is 100% a Saturday brunch casserole — toasted golden bread baked with cascades of juicy blueberries and deep, rich swirls of cream cheese.
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Bacon, Potato and Egg Breakfast Casserole
This breakfast casserole is a simple, hearty dish of eggs and bacon, mixed with potatoes and vegetables, that can be prepared up to a day in advance.
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Easy Breakfast Casserole
An easy-assembly, crowd-feeding breakfast casserole loaded with the works: cheddar cheese, diced ham, bell pepper, shredded potatoes, and eggs.
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Eggs Benedict Casserole
A trouble-free egg custard ties together this casserole-style eggs benedict packed with toasted English muffins, Canadian bacon, and creamy hollandaise sauce.
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Shakshuka-ish Breakfast Casserole with Feta Drop Biscuits
This playful twist on shakshuka is a hearty, showstopping choice for brunch for a crowd.
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Instant Pot Breakfast Casserole
The beauty of this recipe is that you can prep it the night before. In the fridge, the bread soaks up the custard and takes on a ton of flavor.
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Sausage Breakfast Casserole Recipe
This classic combination of eggs, breakfast sausage, cheddar cheese, and bread bakes up hearty and satisfying.
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Strawberries and Cream French Toast Casserole

Strawberries and cream French toast casserole gets a double dose of berries with bursts of jam and cream cheese in the center, plus a fresh berry topping.

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Sausage and Greens Breakfast Casserole
Casserole for breakfast is something look forward to when it has sausage, spinach, potatoes, and plenty of cheese.
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Pancetta and Gruyère Breakfast Casserole

This recipe is an updated version of the gooey cheddar and sausage casseroles of my youth, and it was inspired by a pancetta and Gruyère sandwich.

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Lemon Brioche Baked French Toast with Minted Raspberries

A simple strata of brioche bread, layered with lemon zest and custard, and baked until puffy, golden, and silky smooth inside.

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Egg and Chorizo Breakfast Casserole

A California-inspired baked dish filled with spicy Mexican chorizo and pickled jalapeños.

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Black Forest Ham and Cheese Breakfast Casserole
Black forest ham, nutty Gruyère, sourdough, and pumpernickel give this take on the ham and cheese breakfast casserole an elegant update.
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Breakfast Burrito Egg Casserole
It's everything you love about a classic breakfast burrito layered into an egg casserole.
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Best Zucchini Breakfast Casserole
This summery breakfast casserole is loaded with eggs, bacon, zucchini, sourdough, and cheese.
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Apple, Sausage, and Smoked Cheddar Breakfast Casserole

This rustic casserole, filled with thick chunks of breakfast sausage, sweet apples, and smoky cheddar, is inspired by an omelet that was my go-to brunch for years at the small cafe in my old New York City neighborhood.

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Slow Cooker Sausage and Spinach Breakfast Casserole
Thanks to the slow cooker, you can wake up to a hearty sausage and spinach egg casserole that will serve a crowd.
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Cheesy Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole

Sour cream makes this hash brown breakfast casserole better than the rest, adding a richness that prevents the eggs from becoming too dry during baking.

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Apple-Oat Breakfast Squares
A wholesome recipe for gluten-free oatmeal bars, sweetened with maple syrup and perfect for breakfast on the go.
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How To Make a Sausage and Egg Breakfast Casserole in the Slow Cooker

If you really want to set it and forget it, go with this hearty breakfast casserole made in the slow cooker.

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Om Ali (Egyptian Bread Pudding) Recipe
Creamy, nutty, spice-packed flavor and rich folklore are in every flaky layer of this traditional Egyptian bread pudding.
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Overnight Crock-Pot Breakfast Casserole
This overnight Crock-Pot breakfast casserole is loaded with veggies, ham, and cheese and cooks while you sleep, so you can wake up to a hot breakfast in the morning.
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Orange-Maple French Toast Casserole

Cubes of brioche take the place of slices, and they’re infused with the bright-sweet aroma of orange sugar to amp up the citrus flavor. To finish, an orange-infused maple syrup for drizzling turns this classic brunch favorite into a casserole for a crowd.

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Spicy Kale and Sweet Potato Egg Bake

Laced with wilted kale and hints of cumin and smoked paprika, and built on a base of thick-cut roasted sweet potatoes, this breakfast casserole gets a spicy surprise from gochujang, the slightly sweet Korean chile paste.

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Veggie-Packed Tater Tot Breakfast Bake
A breakfast casserole loaded with veggies and crowned with crunchy tots to start the day off right.
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Apple-Cinnamon French Toast Casserole

Make this cinnamon and apple French toast casserole the night before and enjoy it fuss-free in the morning. Apple butter in the custard is the trick!

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Veggie Supreme Egg Bake
This breakfast casserole is a delicious way to add more veggies to your day. Spinach, peppers, potatoes, and mushrooms all make an appearance!
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Citrusy Polenta Pancake Casserole

Cross cornbread with your favorite buttermilk pancakes, add an array of in-season citrus fruits, bake it in your trusty 9x13-inch pan, and you've got a stunning polenta cake that will happily feed your whole crew — even on the busiest Saturday morning.

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Cheesy Potato Breakfast Casserole with Cheddar and Sun-Dried Tomatoes
This is a hearty vegetarian breakfast casserole filled with eggs, shredded potatoes, cheddar, and sun-dried tomatoes that can be made in advance.
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